Previously known as The Old Avengers, The Mighty Funk Avengers are true heavyweights in the Hammond Funk genre, with their irresistible grooves, infectious melodies and energetic performances that have been shaking dance floors since 2004. Led by top bassist and arranger Mark Roadknight, this brilliant big band mix funk, blues and multiple musical genres as they skip from Steely Dan and James Brown to The Crusaders and Frank Zappa in an exhilarating musical ride. With one of the most powerful horn section in London, The Mighty Funk Avengers set a new standard for blues funk and jazz/rock.
“These guys nail Steely Dan and Tower of Power brilliantly & party down with Stevie Wonder.” GRTR.com The Funk Avengers is a superb 8 piece playing the best in blues, jazz and funk. The 2 set show features the music of The Meters, Steely Dan, Stevie Wonder, Joe Bonamassa, JTQ, Tower of Power, Bill Withers & Bob Berg. The band is led by Mark Roadnight on guitar/vox and features top quality session players, a magnifient horn section and members of Big Boy Bloater and the Limits, Paloma Faith, Jimmy Thomas (usa), Noel McKoy and Blue Note recording legend Reuben Wilson.